Medicine Case


Medicine case with a “GLASEPTIC AMPOULES / PARKE, DAVIS & CO.” inscription. Parke, Davis & Co. introduced the term “Glaseptic” in 1906 and applied for a trademark in 1922.

Maker: Parke, Davis and CompanyEli Lilly and Company

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Catherine F. Hoopes

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0957.24Accession Number: 1981.0957Catalog Number: 1981.0957.24

Object Name: Drug Kitmedicine case, pocketbiologicalmedicine case, pocket, ampulesmedicine case, pocket, ampoules

Physical Description: cotton (pearl, covered(1) material)glass (ampules(10) material)leather (case(1) material)metal (blades(3) material)metal (screw(1) material)paper (handle(1) material)Measurements: overall: 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 1.905 cm x 16.51 cm x 6.35 cmoverall: 16.3 cm x 6 cm x 1.7 cm; 6 13/32 in x 2 3/8 in x 21/32 in


Record Id: nmah_724396

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